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FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
earlier today on "your world." >> these numbers don't smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. every economist predicted roughly 90,000 to 120,000. this economy doesn't feel like the employment improved this level. it is just -- maybe it's a coincidence that the month before the election, we have a number that comes out 1/10th below when the president took office. >> sean: jack welch is not the only one tawing of this timely development. listen to what business insider said on fox business new york this morning. >> i feel like i am watching a movie, a suspense movie. because there is no way in the world these numbers are accurate. and somebody needs to dig real deep into this. how in the world, miraculously, we have the best flz 30 years, right before the election? somebody needs to do an investigation, like they are doing an investigation in libbia. they need to investigate the numbers because there is no way in the world these numbers are accurate? >> the same administration not telling the truth about benghazi and libya and the death of four americans. there ar
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 1:00am EDT
to campaign t officials and seems clear two battles tonight. one is over the state of the economy right now. obama is going to say that he has made a lot of progress bute basically going to ask for mor. time to finish the job. t the romney camp says this is where their guy is going to be tough on obama's record in the economy over the last four years and he will say barack obama made a lot of promises in 2008 and hasn't kept the promises. they don't worry about their are guy being likeable and say the key is to stay on offense. the other battle over the plans for the next four years where o obama will be tough on romney and say this is a guy who wants to give tax cuts to the wealthc and to voucherrize medicare. romney will say he is the defender of the middle class. t both sides say this could get heated tonight. >> chris, thank you. >> good evening. >> we go to jim lehrer of pbs moderating this debate. >> i'm jim lehrer and welcome you to the first of the 2012l presidential debates between president barack obama the democratic nominee and former, massachusetts governor mitt romne
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 10:30am EDT
in the economy more than that. >> absolutely. we ought not to be raising taxes. the pledge by biden is pledge to american people that they'll oppose any and all tax increases. biden wants to pretend it's for the upper income people. for all the taxpayers. one thing to keep in mind. the promise that obama made four years ago never to raise taxes on anyone who less than $250,000 a year has been replaced. biden didn't get the memo. what he said starting august 8 in grand junction, colorado, the new plan is no income tax increase next year. >> neil: we know taxes will go up, healthcare law, medical devices and host of others. selling a home, assets, et cetera. what else? >> that's what we don't know. he's promising that for one year he won't raise incomes taxes. we know the tax increase in january could have been avoided if the democrats for two years, they could have made the tax cut permanent for foreign people, middle income people, left-handed people. they made it permanent for nobody. that telegraphs the plan. after a year they will let them go up on everyone. >> neil: two weeks ag
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
reported having jobs. senator ayotte, isn't the economy getting better? >> i think what is disappointing about the report is that the downtick we saw in unemployment is because of part-time work for economic reasons so people who want full-time jobs taking lower pay. you can't support a family on part-time work. and, of course, we still have the sad fact we have the leaflet labor participation rate since 1981. if the number of people working or participating in the workforce were the same as when the president game into office the unemployment rate would really be 11%. i don't think there is cause to deliberate here. if you told the -- to celebrate here. if you told the american people it would be 7% i don't think anybody would be satisfied or happy with w. that. >> we want to return to full employment but what we have seen now is 31 months in a row consecutive months in a row of private sector job gains. so, it is far better to be gaining jobs than losing 800,000 a month as we were when george bush was in office. we still have a long way to go but we are moving in the right direction. u
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
developer, steve wynn taking a stab at the president over jobs and the economy. listen to the knockout punch. >> i have created about 250,000 direct special indirect jobs, according to the state of nevada's measurement. that's exactly -- if the number's 250,000, that's exactly 250,000 more than this president, who i will be damned if i want to have him lecture me about small business and jobs. guys like me are job createsors and woe don't like a bull's-eye on our back. the president's trying to put himself gone me and my employees by class warfare, depriicating and calling a group that makes money, billionaires and millionaire who is don't pay their share. i gave 120% of my salary and bonus last year to charities, as i do most years. i can't stand the ideas of being demagogued, put down by a president who has never created any jobs and doesn't understand how the economy works. >> greta: does steve wynn have a point? overstock.com patrick burn is here. good evening. >> gret agrat to be on,. >> greta: overstock.com has over 100,000 employees. you are a large employers. i am curious about
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 2:30pm EDT
on the jobs and economy. >> look at the evidence of the last four years. we have 23 million people out of work or who have stopped look for work. they are suffering. the president would prefer to raise taxes. the problem with raising taxes, it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise the taxes on anyone because when the economy is going slow, we are in recession, you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my idea is to bring down tacks to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. >> kim, is that an improvement over the other romney adds we've seen earlier? >> you beach cha. this is how it ties in taxes and jobs and the economy. that was the message that resonated when he was up there on stage with the president and the more he can spread it around the country, the better he does. >> that seems to me to be the winning strategy. particularly if you can put more explanations around the specific policies this will increase jobs. when we come back, the presidential race is tightening in all-important ohio. but that's not the only big's on the
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 2:30am EDT
creator in the white house? the choice is clear -- a stagnant economy that promotes more government dependency. mitt romney and i will not duck the tough issues. we will not blame others for the next four years. we will take responsibility. and we will not try to replace our founding principles. we will re-apply our founding principles. the choice is clear. the choice rests with you. and we ask you for your vote. thank you. >> martha: thank you both again. thank you very much. this concludes the vice-presidential debate. please tune in next tuesday for the second presidential debate at hoffstra yrt in new york. i'm martha raddatz of abc news. i do hope all of you go to the polls. have a good evening. [cheers and applause] >> the one and only vice-presidential debate, wrapping up. you just heard that vice-president biden, at the end there, complaining about time. saying he wanted to be -- have more time at the end? we have the breakdown of time, in case you are interested at home. this is a rough estimate. but biden had roughly 41 minutes 50 seconds of talk time. and congressman ryan
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 1:00pm EDT
culture, are you better off and do you have a job. >> jamie: given the economy is such a key issue, doug, i want to look forward to the first vice-presidential debate. without a doubt, paul ryan is a numbers guy and democrats have not even gotten a budget passed. not to mention the fact that vice-president biden is seen as making gaffe after gaffe when it comes to whether or not the last four years have been crushing for the middle class, he's had to backtrack on a couple of statements, i can't go through them all we don't have time. >> we don't have time right now. >> jamie: but what about that vice-presidential debate and what kind of difference it can make to people's thoughts about their pocket books? >> the real question that the democrats will press and certainly joe biden will press is does paul ryan and his plan for the budget represent the romney plan? we don't know. is it turning medicare into a voucher system? medicaid into a block grant? >> why does it matter, doug, as long as it makes sense? >> i'm sorry? >> why would it matter if it's also governor romney's specific p
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 4:00am EDT
the economy. whiled by continue wants to raise the taxes on the so-called rich. paul ryan called for this plan. >> cut taxes by 20% and preserve important preferences for middle class taxpayers. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it is precisely what we are proposing. >> it's never been done before. >> it has been proposed. taxes increase. >> now you are jack kennedy. >> when ryan's proposal end up re with independent voters with us is lou dobbs. okay, lou, so biden was trying to make this all out t be a bunch of funny biz with the numbers. like these numbers don't add up and there is no way you can do this. you are not giving us enough in the way of specifics. how did riden rate here. >> score this one for congressman ryan. in point of fact he is right. historically it has been done. the concept of reducing marginal tax rates which is the romney plan has been tested and historically and jack kennedy by the day with play a role. and for the record congressman ryan wasn't asserting he was any jack kennedy. it's really interesting t
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
country and economy as a whole? >> great question. in a lot of ways california is an incubator what is going on. we have no national energy policy. as a result of that billions of dollars where there are solo panels of green energy but the average american is struggling every single day to pay their bills. if you look at the middle-class, the poor in this country, the underemployed, an extra $20 a week makes a big difference. here we have our own politicians arguing daily taxing the rich and middle-class and these dollars are getting sucked out of that wallet. >> heather: we did hear that touched on briefly in the last presidential debate. we had mitt romney and president obama talking about oil subsidies to oil companies versus green energy policies. what did you think about that argument. sometimes we get caught in minutia when we are getting away from reality the in the last four years, gas prices and oil prices nearly doubled doubled. what affect it has on our g.d.p. and ability pay our bills, to educate their child, it's huge. energy has to be the number one issue. it ties directl
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 10:30am EDT
work on this, the whole economy is going to come skidding to a halt. >> and ben, the irony of course the debates focused on the economy and this seems like question he number one. >> i'm floored, charles, i'm glad you brought it up. the sequester is probably as bad an idea as ever come out of congress and the white house. the idea to me in particular, of cutting the defense budget, 5% of the budget, equally, roughly 5% of gdp, very, very roughly, more like 4%. >> right. >> ehe quali with domestic spending is just insanity, it's suicide. if mr. osama bin laden were still alive, he would like us to be doing this. everyone would like us to be disarming unilaterally and it makes no sense at all. >> adam, i've got to say, mitt romney brought up simpson bowles, even though the question was never asked and acknowledging the question something needs to be done. >> he brought up simpson bowles, and either candidate is discussing the fiscal cliff, there isn't much difference between them. a pox on both their houses. >> it's a bipartisan mistake and problem. i don't disagree with what jerry and
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 11:30am EDT
mitt romney said middle class is suffer it has been the last four years. >> the economy is suffering under the government intervention. we often times don't think of regulations as being a tax. it is a tax not only on wealth creation but individual freedom and take the credit card act that was regulation and pass , a few years ago and had hoped to help the middle class . it made credit more expensive and difficult to get. when government steps outside to protect individual rights wealth and destruction for the middle class and everybody else. >> it is all packed down. you know what, anything you do to corporate america hits my wallit. dodd-frank hits my wallet. wayne said we don't have a comprehensive energy policy. gas prices affect my wallet. nothing is contained. my costs are not contained in the last four years and that is an indirect tax. >> exactly john layfield always say it about the energy policy. but wayne, here is the thing. higher gasoline prices and especially in california, all of that is affecting the middle class and not getting better. it is getting worse over the la
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
commend arnie duncan for rewarding poem who do well. that is different than it is economy where we punish people for doing well. i wish the president's economic policies are based on that premise and clearly they are not he said we need a 100,000 new teacher classroom is it the responsibility of the federal government to hire teacher a local school board? your schools are your responsibility in your community and state. there is nothing in the federal constitution that said the federal government ought to hire teachers for you. if you think you need more teachers hire them in your local level and let your school board decide who they are and what they teach. it was not just what the cand date said that made the difference body language that spoke volumes. you can see the difference. mitt romney spoke to the president and looked at him. unfortunately, the president never looked back and as you can see through most of the debate people who watched it were stun tod see the president seemingly unable and unwilling tine look at his opponent mitt romney. he looked down and around. i thin
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
from. and every month has been worse. how do you say you had a successful economy when the whole time of your administration has been worse than george bush's? i mean, 7.8, is that the best month? that's the best month he had. what have we done? tripled the money supply. you have -- he has the stimulus package. you have all of these things and four straight trillion-dollar deficits. we are right back at the starting line on the economy. this is a failed president. there is no doubt about it. >> greta: the polls are out. some polls, right now, we are starting to see in postdebate polls that the impact of governor romney's win. it looks like governor romney is closing the gap in several swing states. according to a new rasmussen poll. in ohio, president obama is leading romney by 1 percentage point n. virginia, governor romney leads 49-48%. in florida, governor romney leads by 2 percentage points. 49-47. all three are in the markin of error, but they do show gains by governor romney. it appear hes got a bounce? >> he got somewhat of a bounce. this is like a great wave, greta it's v
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
economy, something he says will help everyonerom farmers to small businesses. >> i'll make sure our tax policies and our regulatory policies and healthcare, all these things come together to make it easier for small business to grow and thrive. america needs this new direction. we can't go on the path we've been on. we must restore america's strength and i will do it with your help. >> the obama campaign leveling a new attack at governor romney today over his plans to cut spending, specifically cut funding for pbs that would affect big bird. they have a new ad about it on today. >> bernie madoff, gut tons of greed and the evil genius to towered over him. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird, big bird. >> it's me big bird. >> big yellow, a men as to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> reporter: the republican national committee coming out with its own response, this graphic advertisement that quotes the count from sesame street saying that president obama since the doe bait has mentioned big bird eig
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
their minds-- >> reporter: what do do you -- >> let me tell you what the ayatollahs sees his economy being crippled. the ayatollah sees there are 50% fewer exports of oil, they see the currency going into the tank. he sees the economy going into a freeh fall and he sees the world for the first time, totally united in opposition to him getting a nuclear weapon. with regard to b.b., my friend for 49 years, the president's met with b.b. a dozen times. he has spoken to netanyahu as much as he's spoken to anybody -- i was in -- just before he went to the u.n., i was in a conference call with the president with him talking to b.b. for well over an hour. and stark relief and detail about what was going on. this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal-- >> reporter: what does that mean, "a bunch of stuff"? >> he's irish. [laughter] >> we irish call it malarky. >> but last thing, the secretary of defense has made it absolutely -- you can't walk anything back. we will not allow the iranians to get a nuclear weapon. what b.b. held up there was when they get to the point where they can enrich
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
economy. we were in the worst recession since the great depression. it is our modern day version . this is something that everybody understands and not properly handled. and they understand what is done to restore confidence in the part of the business community and government and there is a change. and they watched president obama really kind of disengage in that debate on october third and they watched mitt romney and they underestimated how a terrific night break through and many people for the first time, and in the polls of course, tracked it immediately. president obama failed to ride the momentum he had built with bill clinton's speech and a lot of new donation and the that came to a screeching halt. democrats panicked when they saw the lead build nationally for romney in the days that followed. he was written off for dead before that debate and this shook them to the core special they were so worried about last week and they think that vice-president joe biden did a good job for their side they are worried about tuesday night. >> how did you see the presidential debate? did you
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, afghanistan, the economy, taxes, and on and on. and on. now here is reaction from some fox all-stars. plus, the president, even opineed about the veep's performance. >> if you heard it on radio, biden won. if you watch it on television, he lost. >> i think he had a strong debate. but was diminished, was diminished by the smirking. he overdid it. >> it was unattractive, rude and i have a feeling it will come across to a lot of people as rude. looked like a cranky old man to some extent debating a polite young man. >> i don't believe i have ever seen a debate in which one participant was an openly disrespectful of the other, as biden was to paul ryan tonight. >> it's pretty amazing how often he was interrupting and heckling and laughing and smiling and grimacing and grinning. it's like they put joker juice in the water that he had there on the stage. >> he was so rude. he was so toothy. he was so -- >> tooth -- >> -- overdramatic. rolling his eyes. but on the other hand, it's joe biden. >> i thought joe biden did great and i couldn't be prouder of him. >> andrea: surprise, surprise. we have
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
million jobs that set up a pace is okay but not that great that. reflects the fact that the economy is growing at a modest pace. the thing hard here is that as modest as growth as been in the u.s. that is the fastest growth in the advanced world. so the world economy is in a tough spot. we're all struggling trying to get out of it. >> greta: and the republicans always say and tell me if this is wrong, is there a risk it will be stalled or slow fd taxes are raised on the rich? is that true? >> i don't think that is true. there are massive amounts of economic research on the data on that question. and most all of that research does not suggest that high income tax rates have an especially big impact on the growth rate in the u.s.. if you just take a step back and say okay, the first three quarters or so of the reagan administration is 50%. we've grown substantially. clinton raises the rate at the top. and we're still growing. and those kinds of anecdotes is growth rate in top tax rates are unkorel yaited so i think that this is a way overstatement. and using that to say tax cuts goring t
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
doesn't act. it's a massive tax that could cost the american economy more than half a trillion dollars a year. trillion with a t according to the national association of manufacturers. riley the former republican epa chief says something like that needs to be done. >> i think the epa has been led to a position where it's got to act. >> many disagree. among other things the epa cleanup operations of 40 years ago cost relatively little and most everyone benefits. in contrast an all out effort to lower the temperature of the planet assuming global warming is a real problem that humans can reverse would sheerl be the most complicated and expensive under taking in human history. >> the kinds of pollution in pittsburgh when i was growing up it's gone. i am grateful to that generation of the epa would help to make it happen. >> torpedo wood the epa latest mission reveals not a concern for the environment but a radical agenda that is less about the environment than most americans might image. as you will see later he discovered that in a college freshman dorm far from the corridors of
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. megyn: republicans taking note, a new page at the rnc web site has the count, you know, count dracula? tracking the obama campaign and pointing out that the president has mentioned big bird eight times and elmo five times at recent events. you know how he counts. there has been zero talk of libya plans to fix the economy according to the count. now apparently the folks at sesame street have had about enough of this. can you blame them? >>> well, powerful testimony today before the sentencing of former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky. victims emotionally recounting the horror of his abuse to a judge. sandusky, in the end, was sentenced to 30-60 years in prison for sexually abusing several young boys over more than a decade. keep in mind, he's 68 years old. david lee miller is live in pennsylvania. david? >> reporter: megyn, worth noting here is that there was no visible emotion from jerry sandusky when he heard that he's going to be spending at least the next 30 years behi
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
me. shows what conservative leadership can do here in virginia to build a strong economy. thanks for congressman good love joining us. i appreciate his leadership and leadership. thanks for general p, i appreciate his invitation to be with you at virginia military institute. it is a privilege to be at an institute that has done so much for our nation in times of war and times of peace. for more than 170 years vmi has done more than educated students. guided their transformation to citizens, lawyers and leaders. vmi graduates have served with honor in our nation's defense just as many are doing today in afghanistan and other lands. and since september 11th attacks, many of vmi's sons and daughters have defended america and i mourn with you the 15 brave souls who have been lost. i join you in praying for the many vmi graduates who are right now serving in harm's way. may god bless all who serve and all who have served. of all the vmi graduates none is more distinguished perhaps than general george marshal, the chief of staff of the army who became secretary of state and secretary of de
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the american farmer, our economy and get america working. >>reporter: he said that policies the president want to pursue would hurt people this this part of the country. >>shepard: on issues, what are farmers say is at the top of the list? >>reporter: the big one is the estate tax. governor romney says he would repeal the estate tax if he becomes president. president obama would allow it to rise. the other big one is regulation. remember all of the hand wringing over the rumors the epa wanted to regulate farm dust? the labor department is looking at a rule to limit the amount of work that children under the age of 18 can do on farms. governor romney promised in his administration it would be different. >> you have to have regulation. you need regulation for markets to work effectively. i am going to cut back on regulation and put a cap on regulation. any new major regulation will have to be approved by congress. i'm not letting the politician off the hook. >>reporter: governor romney has been telling personal stories on the trail. today he told a new one of a former navy seal he
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
president biden when it comes to the economy first, foreign policy second? >> i think it will be an even match. biden was in the senate 36 years so he has a very good understanding of federal issues as well. but paul ryan jokes about how he's been reading federal budgets since he was 22 years old. so they both have a very long backlog of data they can use. i think they'll be evenly match. >> what's your word of caution for each with 30 days to go? >> don't get overconfident for both sides. >> that's good. all right. erin, always great to talk to you. heating up, getting really close. we'll talk to you again. >> sounds good. >> you don't want to miss the first vice presidential debate. i'll be sitting in front of the tv. joe biden squaring off against paul ryan and this this is the e to tune in live. that happens on october 11, 9:00 p.m. tune in a few minutes more. lots of commentary too right here on the "fox news channel." >> speaking of foreign affairs, tensions are rising with new reports of more shells fired from syria into turkey. now for a fifth straight day, turkey is respond
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 2:00am EDT
" -- >> kimberly: the economy would need to be growing at breakneck speed in the course of two months. impossible. >> eric: the headline from welsh. "i was right about the strange jobs report." >> bob: the one thing you can't do is take that department and cook books. it doesn't work. it doesn't work. conspiracy in the labor department. >> dana: i agree but the model, it's an imprecise way of measuring. >> bob: that's right, as every presidential candidate -- >> kimberly: the criteria and how they measure. this is basic math. >> eric: so many variables coming up with the numbers. they can cook the books. >> bob: you think they got 10,000 people in the department together? g the big point here, businessmen are coming around. obama has been in business the way cats been to mice. he's destroying them. nobody is saying anything about it. we had one year at least of class warfare with president obama assuming the role as both the unofficial leader of occupy wall street. it's time, the job creator to say look, we're tired of being bothered -- >> eric: hold on. i teased it. got to do it. dar
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
a plan for turning this economy around and getting things moving again. he had a fact based critique of president obama's failed policies that the president was unable to respond to. and today and since then the obama campaign they remind me a little bit of a 7-year-old losing a checker game instead of being frustrated at the outcome they sweep the board off the table. the fact is if president obama is re-elected as governor romney pulled out we are going to have continued chronically high unemployment and we are going to have continued massive staff instead of moving toward a budget. healthcare premium also continue to rise 20 million americans will lose their employer based health insurance on obama care and rake 716 billion from medicare. governor romney will have a different approach that will move this country in the right direction. that's what they are frustrated about, george. >> we will preview the vice presidential debate. what should we hear from joe biden? we will all be watching that this thursday. >> time for the first degree weather update with maria molina. >> hi, goo
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
, these numbers don't smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> gretchen: that is former electric ceo jack welch. he started a fire storm questioning the numbers and whether the obama administration manipulated the numbers. jack welch didn't back down. he said for those who like me to pipe down. the 7 numbers are not plausible and that's why i made a stink about it the only thing he would change about the initial tweets. he might have added a question mark. >> i flat out agree with jack walch. those numbers released by the government are unbelievable . they created enormous skepticism they are so convenient. a survey of 60,000 households miraclously finds 183,000 people who returned to work four weeks before the election. that is unbelievable. >> gretchen: jack welch said there was not a surge of un-- employment. >> it betrays a totallyy false picture of america's economy. right now our economy is not doing well. unemployment numbers suggest it has been a surge in our economy that is simply not true. >> gretchen: just so our viewers understand. the objective? >>
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 4:00pm EDT
credibly he points to the unemployment rate that drops below 8%. it shows the economy under his leadership is moving in the right direction. how should romney respond to that? >> i think he should respond with the facts. facts are there are 23 million people who are looking for employment. they are either under employment or unemployed or they have given up. this is the friend. it's gone on for 43 straight months. president and his own campaign and we can look back at his word if he didn't have unemployment under control by the first term he didn't deserve to be re-elected. frankly we look at the number that came out recently, it's one number, but if you look at work participation the number of people that have dropped out of the work force and add them back to the work participation, it would be 10.7, almost 11%. >> gregg: g.d.p. growth rate is going in the wrong direction. you attended the debate on thursday. as the images of that night continue to sink in the days and weeks ahead, do you think voters will remember less the substance and more the antics of joe biden interrupti
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
suggested that romney won by being moral not just matter of fact about the issues of the economy for example. what did you mean? >> there was a key moment about 25 minutes in. they had the exchange on taxes for the first 20-25 minutes and romney did well. i think it was still in question who was really going to win the debate and then jim lehrer said let's turn to the second session on the debt. the first thing he said was the issue of the debt and deficit is not just an issue of money it is an issue of morality. immoral to leave the debt to our children and grandchildren and i thought it was a strong statement and elevated the romney campaign above a kind of we can do a little better for your pocketbook next week than president obama can and put it in a bigger concept and elevated the race into who is the more are responsible steward of this country's finances and well being for the next generation. i thought it was a very important moment for mitt romney. >> geraldo: stand but youle join our all-star panel in a moment. first, news on fast and furious, folks. the botched atf gun run
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
, the economy is going under and they are creating another global crisis. the imf said, countries about to go bankrupt in the e.u., the idea that they are being rewarded a a morale boost treminded me of a pee wee league and a sports team and you give them all trophies because they are 6 years old and you want everyone to gets a trophy. this is not a success story. >> no, it is not. it contradicts the rationale of the prize. the argument for european integration is that war was caused by nationalism, so the way you avoid war in the future is tode reduce nationalism by forming the european union, yet what is happening? they are rioting in greece and in spain because of german dominance of the european continent. >> greta: the chancellor of germany was in greece and they were calling her a nazi this last week. >> this doesn't look like the obliteration of nationalism. but the point is wrong, you know, in britain, their democracy didn't break down in the 20s and 30s and that's why britain is europeo-skeptic. they says is doing fine y. give it up. >> greta: thank you. >> thank you. >> greta:
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Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. >> sean: but obama's new ad -- well, they tackle big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> sean: don't say you were not warned. >> if you don't have a record to run on, you make a big election about small things. >> sean: as romney surges in the polls, fear of a major staff shake-up speeps through obama chicago campaign headquarters. >> whenever there is a bad moment in a campaign, then suddenly fingers begin pointing. >> sean: what caused republican vice-presidential candidate paul ryan to shut down this liberal mainstream media interview? we have the tape. >> osama bin laden is dead-- >>> and disturbing new reports that al qaeda is coming back and could be more dangerous than ever before. >> ask bin laden if he is better off now than he was four years ago?! >> sean: we are just a mere 28 days from election day, four weeks from tonight. and "hannity" starts right here, right now. >> tonight, there are reports out of chicago that fear is now gripping the obama campaign headquarters in the wake of last week's disastrous debate. top advisers to the president's re-election
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
are the real position is of governor romney which would get our economy moving again and lower tax codes by 20% across the board and offsetting those in reform that would unleash economic growth. they learned the facts in that debate and that is what the president is clearly frustrated about. >> chris: let's look specifically at abortion and what romney said to the editorial board this week. here it is. >> there is no legislation with regards to abortion hall of fame' familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> but here is the legislation that romney has promised in his campaign to sign. law to protect unborn children capable of feeling pain to protect them from abortion ending federal funding of planned parenthood because of their involvement in abortion and he also said he wants roe versus wade overturned. what does he mean when says he has no legislative agenda on abortion? >> that was cut short a little bit. he also went on to say that he would reverse the obama administration policy on federal funding for abortion taxpayer funding for abortions overseas. he would rep
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 11:00am EDT
household income has occurred under his watch we have a stagnate economy. >> so here we are with essentially a 50-50 race, pretty close to that right now. we've seen it go back and forth for so long and the reason why tuesday is so critical is that after that you've just got one more debate at the end of october that sets two weeks before election date. so both candidates running out of time to short of shake up the narrative, jamey. >> a lot of folks said during that early voting as they are watching even. great setup for tuesday. thank you. >> great to see you. >> and you won't want to miss tuesday's big debate. tune in to fox news channel 8:55:00 p.m. be in place 8:55 eastern only on fox. check it out. >> and we have another fox news alert for you this morning. there is new reaction from president obama's campaign to the continued questions over the white house handling of that deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. this is the mother of one of the americans who was murdered that day. she's been forcefully speaking out. we are live with the latest in washingto
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am EDT
. many say that's a sign the economy has turned around with us now is lou dobbs. you say. >> it's not a sign that things are turning around. it's good news for president obama. 7.8%. getting into the 7s is very important for him. so that's very good news for him. unfortunately, it does really describe the state of unemployment and real pain in country. 23 million americans have remained unemployed or given up hope of being employed. >> i heard people like barack obama say the numbers were cooked, were fixed. former ceo of g.e. >> jack welch. >> jack welch say they were fixed or something? >> he said definitely those guys from chicago they can't debate so they're cooking the books. >> bill: do you take that seriously? >> no. i do not take it seriously. i have to say jack welch gave us a good laugh because he he was serious. >> bill: welch believes these are bogus numbers? >> that's what he said. it's the kind of nonsense what's really book here. 50,000 they survey the establishment survey it's called services and government is about 150,000 there is a lot of volatility. people going arou
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
. principlably and overwhelmingly the economy. but i'm not sure it's fair to say they don't care at all. it's a big part of a president's job to manage the foreign policy. it was something that looked to be a real plus for this president because of the killing of osama bin laden, which he ordered and gets credit for. now it begins to look as if his policy toward the middle east, which he made a great to do about when upon taking office and before, is in bad shape and it looks like this was a major intelligence and security failure in libya and looks also, at least as a possibility out there, that there may have been a major cover-up by the administration of what really happened, more and more seems to come out every day indicating not only was it bungled, but the administrati knew almost immediately that terrorism was implicated and proceeded to go forward and say otherwise. >> bill: it's almost staggeringly stupid to think that they could get away with it, even if they did it, i can't imagine it. it's so dumb. buthe problem here is foreign policy is a complicated matter. you and i and senator
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
done enough to protect the u.s. economy from china's alleged currency manipulation and unfair trade practices. at each event today, mitt romney and paul ryan have been trying to thump mr. obama for his absence of leadership on this, they say. here is a sampling from earlier today at mr. romney's convenient in portsmouth, ohio. >> over the past several years, the president failed to call china a currency manipulator. he had the occasion on friday to come out with that official designation. you know what they said? we're not going to make any determination until after the election. let me tell you, on day one of my administration, i will label china a currency manipulator. >> here in ohio, that is a particularly potent attack because the manufacturing base had taken such a hit over the past few years, both in the obama economy and before. paul ryan was campaigning today in youngtown, ohio. he made the point that mr. obama has had a number of chances to take steps to crack down on china and passed on them. watch. >> the administration had their eighth chance to label china a currency m
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
economy is right now. >> what about those recent numbers in the latest job report and showing a dip in the unemployment. former chairman jack welch is skeptical. meaning that employers added a modest 114,000 jobs and the drop comes at a critical time for the president who is coming off a weak debate performance with romney. joining us is new york times best selling author out with the latest book. ann coulter. at this point in time the president said we will be at 5.6 and enjoying that part of the economy and a more comfortable position and now they are running with this new number. what is your response. >> it is noticeable that a lot of economist are saying this is not possible. you would need more than 114,000 jobbings. i don't think it matters except to broadcasting tv shows or writing for newspaper what number they throw up on the screen. people know they are out of work and in jobs and they are way overqualified for and working part-time. so many people are going out of business and under working now. 23 million unemployed difference does it make? >> the numbers simply write away the
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Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to deficit reduction and making sure we can continue to move our economy forward, as he has for 31 straight months. and 44-month low in the unemployment rate. you know what is really shocking is that you have republicans, colleagues of mine, mitt romney, reince priebus, disappointed to continue the football analogy. they were rooting for a fumble and it's unbelievable that they are disappointed that we have a 44-month low in the unemployment rate. the american enterprise institute said that anyone talks about cooking the books is living in crazy town. so i guess chairman priebeus and other republicans either are dwelling there or simply rooting for failure. we need to continue to move our economy forward. >> shannon: the same grandpa, aei, said that under the president's plan, taxes would go up by $4,000 are they right? >> the tax policy center, which made up of economists from the bush administration and as well as the clinton administration, their asis says when it comes to mitt romney's and paul ryan's budget plan, it would cost $2,000 to pay for tax breaks for millionaires and
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm EDT
the alternative. he took a sledgehammer. they can't run on the economy, on the president's legislative record, people don't like it. now they're going to go straight after his character, suggest he has a credibility issue, call him a liar, say that he's a flip-flopper and that's where they'll go for the rest of the election. >> kim is touching on a really important point, which is fear is such a big part of the obama campaign. i mean, he is trying to gin up fear for people who, you know, you have 23 million people out of work and tell them, by the way, this guy is going to take away any chance for health care? >> when romney comes in and looks like he's a reasonable guy, a competent fellow, he's not scary and talks about his medicare plan in reasonable terms. >> and that's what i mean. >> you blow up the fantasy, the caricature, rather, of how he's been portrayed and i think that helps. >> that's why the debate was so damaging for obama. >> are we going to see a movement in the poll, dan, as a result of the debate. >> i think we'll see some movement and romney will get a bu
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
election takes place we should know the truth about the economy, what the numbers really mean and we should kno the truth about the sensitive issue of benghazi. this is a critical issue. whether it was confidence, or rrupti oric won ly kw. th a t w verify plea untrue. >> reporter: interesting that secretary of state hillary clinton is meeting with the president. there seems to be a schism in their narratives. it was hillary clinton who not immeately, but soon after startedri tohi a an in stark can tros to what ambassador susan rice was saying. is hillary clinton on a different page? >> it seems like it. perhaps she is in the white house today to get bacon the same page as barack obama. wh?sitas fm, s nave san rice on tape saying this was a protest that had gone bad. protest over the film, hillary clinton herself, many apologies for the film, obvusly there was the cairo deal as well. the indicio washisas a haadparknial trhen itad >>emd people let's play am bass sore susan rice on the sunday talk shows. >> the best assessment we have today is thatn fact this w at. p pmeta wa apoanus reaction
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30am EDT
nice man, but he's wrong. and if he is reelected, we'll have a real problem in the economy for years to come. >> there is such a thing of negotiating. and i alluded to ronald reagan who was open to getting some if not most of what he wanted because it meant getting none of what he wanted. jerry brown tax cut which was a flat tax rate on everyone. no progressivity and replacing all federal taxes with two flat rate taxes it was not revenue neutral and it had a little bit of positive revenue. i supported that all of the way because of the tremendous boon bye getting rid of the income tax and i think it would have been wonderful. we need to compromise on all of the issues but not until we have a good position. i don't want to compromise before we start the discussion. i think -- >> wait until the election. >> and then sit down with your people. you don't give away your fail back position before you start. >> we'll see. thank you very much. >>> and how the rest of the world, thank you. and how the rest of the world is viewing us and this and the back and forth and dismissing all of not that
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Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
addressing our economy right now the fiscal cliff, train wreck of automatic tax hikes and spending, and that's why neil will be live from the nation's capital next week, hosting a special cost of freedom. 10 a.m. to noon eastern. countdown to catastrophe. >> and before you call 911, it could be creating an emergency for taxpayers. i've been a superintendent for 30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. >> coming up. dialing up 911 could have you paying a new emergency tax for calling for help. and vacation spending >> calling for help may cost you. one town in pennsylvania asking for a special tax for an emergency ambulance service. and some in california are suing for extra control for wildfires. gary b, you say it's getting out of control? >> absolutely, most of these cities are cash strapped. they're financially mismanage
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